Pace University – Campus Master Plan Feasibility Analysis 8 Inadequate Facilities Poorly Maintained Facilities Source: The impact of facilities on recruitment and retention of students – Reynolds, et al 2006 STUDENT HOUSING - Context Facility Related Reasons Students Reject Acceptance Letters
STUDENT HOUSING - Context 9 STATES THAT SUPPLY HOWARD THE MOST STUDENTS
STUDENT HOUSING – Macro View 10 Howard Has the Capacity to House 45% of its Students, but GW, GU and AU House Between 60% and 70%. Off-Campus Options are Often: In Poor Condition Too Expensive Far From Campus Affordable Student Housing is not The Highest & Best Use of Privately Held Real Estate Near Howards Campus Howards Recruitment & Retention Efforts are Impeded by a Lack of Housing.
PHYSICAL PLANNING CRITERIA 17 Existing Housing InventoryExisting Demand Reconciliation Building / TypeCurrent Beds Projected Demand Current OCR Targeted OCR Range Traditional: Carver Hall180 Meridian Hill Hall574 Slowe Hall300 Tubman Quad640 Total Traditional Beds:1,6942,2411.321.05 - 1.10 Jr. Suites: Bethune Annex550 Cook Hall200 Meridian Hill Hall185 Drew Hall330 Total Jr. Suite Beds:1,2651,9281.521.10 - 1.20 Full Suites: Phase 10 Total Full Suite Beds:07890.001.10 - 1.20 Apartments: Howard Plaza Towers1,539 Total Apartment Beds:1,5393,1992.081.15 - 1.30 Totals4,4988,1571.81
STUDENT HOUSING – Summary 18 The Need for New & Renovated Housing is Acute 1,100 beds are in poor locations and are candidates for replacement As much as 1,100 beds must be added to meet demand A significant portion of the balance of Howards Inventory must be carefully assessed for renovation or replacement to meet new standards of excellence As Much Housing as Possible Should be Built in the Campus Core With Between 800,000 and 1,000,000 S.F. of Housing Needed, There is an Opportunity to Place Some Strategically on or Near Georgia Avenue to Catalyze Retail and Commercial Development
Campus Recreation – Functional Relations Campus Recreation Centers Can Anchor Student Neighborhoods Campus Recreation Centers Can Be Used as Catalysts for Day- Part Utilization Expansion for Campus Edge Retail, Student Centers or Related Facilities Recreation Centers Can be Used to Support Alumni and Community Relations Recreation Centers Can Have Relationships with Health Care Service Units such as Cardiac Rehab, Orthopedic Surgery or Wellness & Preventive Care Programs
Campus Recreation – Problem Summary Howard Does Not Have a Contemporary Campus Recreation Center, as a Result Howard Students are Relatively Inactive.
Campus Recreation – Problem Summary Given Industry Standards, Howard Has a Current Need for Between 110,000 and 120,000 S.F. of Campus Recreation Space. Campus Recreation Centers are very Effective Recruitment Collateral for Student and Faculty. Building a New Recreation Facility Would Mitigate the Current Space Limitations Facing the Athletic Department.
Intercollegiate Athletics - Context Howard Sponsors 16 Intercollegiate Athletic Teams as a Member of the MEAC Conference The Primary Facility Assets are Burr Gym & Green Stadium and Both Facilities are Shared with Recreation and Academic Programs Since Burr Gym was Constructed in 1964, Several Rounds of a Facility Arms Race have Been Completed Causing Howards Facilities to Fall Well Below the Current Standard in Both Capacity and Quality. Due to Resource Constraints, Most Schools Target Different Standards for Each Sport they Sponsor.
Intercollegiate Athletics - Context Competitive Pressure Title IX Compliance Recruiting – Athletes & Coaches Retention – Coaches Donor Interests Consistency of Image & Standards Athletic Facility Development Drivers
Intercollegiate Athletics - Considerations Possibility of the Emergence of One or More Flagship Programs Possibility of a Change in the Composition of Sports Sponsored Possibility of a Change in Conference Affiliation and Competition Level Resource Availability
42 HOWARD UNIVERSITY 2010 CAMPUS MASTER PLAN Existing Conditions Overview Housing / Athletics/ Recreation JUNE 30, 2010
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